Karl Ove Knausgård

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The Morning Star by Karl Ove Knausgaard review – a beguiling shaggy dog story
The appearance of a large star triggers a series of bizarre events in a strange, frequently absorbing exploration of what happens after death

Andrew Anthony

10, Oct, 2021 @8:00 AM

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The Morning Star by Karl Ove Knausgård review – bloated and inconsequential
His fondness for pulverising detail has always been divisive; here it fatally undermines his return to the novel

Sam Byers

01, Oct, 2021 @6:30 AM

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Legends of the fall: the 50 biggest books of autumn 2021
From new novels by Sally Rooney and Colson Whitehead to Michel Barnier’s take on Brexit, Bernardine Evaristo’s manifesto and diaries from David Sedaris – all the releases to look out for

Justine Jordan and Katy Guest

04, Sep, 2021 @7:00 AM

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On my radar: Karl Ove Knausgaard's cultural highlights
Spy novels, Swedish art and the Russian obsession with immortality feature on the Norwegian literary heavyweight’s cultural hitlist

Killian Fox

24, Jan, 2021 @5:30 AM

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In the Land of the Cyclops by Karl Ove Knausgaard review – anaemic essays
The acclaimed Norwegian novelist’s musings on literature, philosophy and the cosmos too often drift into abstraction

Rob Doyle

05, Jan, 2021 @7:00 AM

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Top 10 books of autofiction | Nina Bouraoui
From Karl Ove Knausgård to Marguerite Duras, the French author Nina Bouraoui celebrates the writers whose stories are told without invention

Nina Bouraoui

16, Sep, 2020 @10:57 AM

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Linda Boström Knausgård: 'I would like to be seen as a person and author in my own right'
The Swedish author, whose life was laid bare in controversial novels by her ex-husband, is successfully reviving her own career

Lisa O'Kelly

10, May, 2020 @10:00 AM

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I thought my writing too shameful, too feminine, until I read Karl Ove Knausgård | Megan Nolan
The emotional power of his six-part epic My Struggle gave me permission to write to my strengths, says the writer Megan Nolan

Megan Nolan

04, May, 2020 @9:00 AM

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This decade we’ve become obsessed with reading – and writing – about ourselves | Rebecca Watson
It’s no longer just celebrities whose lives we want to read about it, says novelist Rebecca Watson

Rebecca Watson

23, Dec, 2019 @2:07 PM

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Autofiction at war: why 'revenge novels' are taking off in Norway
Bestselling authors Karl Ove Knausgaard and Vigdis Hjorth have had family members reply to their autobiographical books with their own. But where does it end?

Johanne Elster Hanson

05, Dec, 2019 @11:24 AM

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Border crossing: How translated fiction can open up the world
The new Elena Ferrante is just one of the exciting novels in translation coming next year. Lara Feigel talks to the UK editors who are rediscovering classics and finding new audiences

Lara Feigel

23, Nov, 2019 @8:00 AM

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Karl Ove Knausgaard's latest work to remain unseen until 2114
After concluding his bestselling My Struggle sequence, he will write a work for the Future Library, alongside previous contributors Margaret Atwood and David Mitchell

Alison Flood

20, Oct, 2019 @12:30 PM

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